23 March 2020

Community Support Care line

  • Club

Following on from our initial efforts last week in relation to the food bank donations and deliveries (click here to read more>) the Club continued its efforts on Monday by opening a ‘Community Support Care line’.

Aimed at helping the elderly and vulnerable within our local community, the phone line took calls and Club staff would like to thank those who made contact.

However, due to the recent announcement from the Government all Club staff are now working from home. Meaning therefore that the Club office and its phone lines are now closed for the foreseeable future. 

Remember to keep up-to-date with Government advice – click here for the latest>

The Football Club continue to liaise with the local authority who are coordinating Bromley’s volunteer response in order to make our facilities available where and if required.

If you know of any supporters who may need help please consider the contact numbers below;

  • To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123.
  • If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).
  • If you’re under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm).
  • If you’re under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling, you can call Papyrus HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm), email pat@papyrus-uk.org or text 07786 209 697.
  • If you’re a student, you can look on the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too.
  • Age UK’s advice line is a free, confidential national phone service for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals. Our team will give you information that is reliable and up to date and help you to access the advice you need. 0800 678 1602
  • For more options, visit the Helplines Partnership website for a directory of UK helplines. Mind’s Infoline can also help you find services that can support you. If you’re outside the UK, the Befrienders Worldwide website has a tool to search by country for emotional support helplines around the world.

Just as the team does when the chips are down, we need to stick together during this tough period. All of us, from supporters, to players and staff, are what makes our Bromley Football Club family.

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